Pedro Sousa Uva

Pedro Sousa Uva (born 1979) is an Associate Lawyer at Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados.
His practice focuses on litigation and arbitration.
Pedro is a Graduate of the Lisbon Law School of the Portuguese Catholic University (2003). Pedro was admitted at the Portuguese Bar in 2006.
Before joining the Firm in May, 2013, Pedro worked for almost ten years as an Associate at Abreu Advogados law firm, where he focused his practice in the areas of litigation and arbitration.
Between 2009 and 2010, he participated in the International Arbitration Group's Intern Program, in London, at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.
Pedro is a former scholarship student of the Katolieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, where he pursued studies in International Arbitration (2001/2002). He completed an LL.M in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London (2008/2009), where he focused on International Commercial Arbitration, International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
He is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association, a member of the Alumni & Friends of the School of International Arbitration (AFSIA), University of London. He is a co-founder of AFSIA Portugal (created in June, 30 2010).
Pedro has published several articles notably “A comparative reflection on challenge of Arbitral awards through the lens of the arbitrator's duty of impartiality and independence”, published in The American Review of International Arbitration, Volume 20, No. 4, in January 2011 (an updated version of the Author's LLM Dissertation); Co-Author of the Portuguese Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 - Global Legal Group (GLG) – and “Settlement in International Arbitration: the CEDR Rules”, March 19 2010, Executive View, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Digital Guide 2010, http://www.executiveview.com.
Pedro will Co-Chair the Sub40 Committee of the Portuguese Association of Arbitration (APA) from September, 1 2013 onwards.
He is co-founder of YAR - Young Arbitration Review.

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